Who are Granite5?

Granite 5 is an award winning web design and digital marketing agency

Founded in 1999, we’re a team of 14 digital experts based midway between Cambridge and Royston on the Herts/Cambs border.

Having delivered over 400 diverse and successful websites, we continue to support them today with effective digital marketing and excellent customer services.

Experts in WordPress development, the leading open-source content management system, we provide flexible solutions to suit all budgets, including simple brochureware sites, sophisticated eCommerce solutions and complex 3rd party integration projects including with Salesforce, Sage, Xero and several other leading business platforms.

Our talented and Google qualified in-house digital marketing team provide effective online marketing strategy, and thorough tracking and analysis to help our clients to stay ahead of the competition. We guarantee our work with a robust maintenance policy, provide best in class web hosting services, and offer an excellent level of customer service.

Meet the team

Alex Hollyman, Senior Web Developer

Alex is tech lead and passionate about applying best practice coding techniques. He might say he has a healthy appetite, others might say he doesn't stop eating!

Carl Taylor, Senior Digital Marketing Executive

Since joining as an apprentice in 2013, Carl now boasts CIM and Google Partner qualifications and looks after the day-to-day management of our clients search and PPC campaigns.

Christian Scott, Head of Project Delivery

With 20 years' agency experience, Christian joined in 2017 to carefully plan and oversee all projects. He’s passionate about web accessibility and loves the gov.uk site. He swims regularly to offset his wine and cheese addiction.

David Claxton, Senior Web Developer

David is a Cotonoodle-puppy owning veggie bodybuilder who has also found time to achieve 16 years' development experience and a computer science degree.

Ellie Davison, Web Developer

Ellie is the most loyal member of the team having joined in 2001. She is our web accessibility and Rosé wine expert and helps the maintenance team keep on top of security.

Frankie Hall, Digital Marketing Apprentice

Our newest apprentice, Frankie lives and breathes social media and especially loves YouTube - and has over 7k Twitter followers.

Henry Davies, QA / Testing

Henry gets involved in the testing phase of projects when we need a fresh pair of eyes, and when he's not sailing the North Atlantic.

Inga Spouse, Content & Strategy Lead

When Inga isn't enjoying the Cornish countryside, she can often be found planning content and crafting our clients web copy.

James Warmington‑Smith, Head of Digital Marketing

CIM qualified and with 25 years' sales and marketing experience, James joined in 2013 and takes responsibility for our SMARTT clients and is passionate about ethical SEO, golf and Pink Floyd.

Jacqui Watson, Head of HR & Recruitment

In between climbing big hills and frequent trips to France, Jacqui leads on recruitment and takes care of the team at Granite5.

Jill Davies, Managing Director

Granite5 was founded and continues to be led by Jill, a former airline pilot and passionate Sailor. She looks after business development and strategy.

Katie Booth, Head of Business Development

Katie brings a wealth of London-agency account management and strategy experience to the team, plus lots of homemade cake.

Pat Wilkinson, Sales & Project Administrator

Pat looks after the sales process, gets involved in every project, and generally looks after the whole office. Her Yorkshire Terrier Zak also benefits greatly from her can-do attitude and motherly nature.

Ricky Clarke, Senior Web Developer

Our front-end development specialist Ricky loves WordPress, SASS, Bootstrap and Liverpool FC. He joined in 2011 as an apprentice and loves the challenges of working within this fast paced industry.

Vadims Melnikovs, Web Developer

Vad loves cars, champagne, meat and hardcore back-end website development. Since joining the team in 2015 he has taken over responsibility for the security and maintenance of the Woocommerce sites we maintain.